Kia ora!
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Welcome to Birkenhead Primary School, Te Kura Matarae o Onewa, which sits in the heart of Birkenhead's Highbury Village. Our school encourages our wonderful children to reach for their personal best in all respects - to 'reach their heights, and to look to their horizons'. We provide a great learning environment, with wonderful teachers, and a range of opportunities for children to participate, to contribute, to take responsibility and to challenge themselves. We offer a full curriculum, with strong tuition in numeracy and literacy, an Inquiry approach in Social Science and Science, and opportunities in physical activity and the Arts. 

Term dates 2017:
  •  Term One - 1 February to 13 April
  •  Term Two - 1 May to 7 July
  •  Term Three - 24 July to 29 September
  •  Term Four - 16 October to  15 December 







  • June 23 Tena koutou ki te whanau Disco - What a great night for the children, who were all very sensible during the evening! Thanks to everyone concerned, with special thanks to Suzy ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 7:27 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 16 This year is certainly flying by - with just three weeks of school left this term. I have realised recently that, whilst we have had lots of bumps and scratches, we ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 3:11 AM by Alison Bray
  • June 9 Use of Places: This has been our topic over the past few weeks. We have been exploring different places around our kura. We discovered that some of these places have ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2017, 5:13 PM by Alison Bray
  • June 2 Mihi nui o te ra ki te whanau. No, we are not starting a North Shore branch of MOTAT. The fire engine you may have noticed near Logan’s shed ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2017, 5:48 PM by Alison Bray
  • May 26 Today is 2017 Pink Shirt Day to support anti-bullying awareness. Children and staff have dressed in pink and donated a gold coin to support this fantastic cause. Staff had ...
    Posted May 25, 2017, 11:15 PM by Alison Bray
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